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Stealth Fundamentals



                                    Stealth	Fundamentals
•	David	D.	Lynch,	Jr.,										
  visiting	US	lecturer	
•	7–9	March	2012
•	Adelaide
•	AU$1980	(includes	GST)

Course Description
The coure gives an overview of stealth technology
(both active and passive) and its state-of-the-art
application to the airborne mission; and, covers
the concept of low observables and includes
the overall design goals of achieving stealth
                                                     Brief Course Outline
performance in an airborne vehicle to achieve        •	INTRODUCTION “Great Thoughts” of Stealth / LO Technology”, Low Probability Of Intercept
balance in the acoustic, visible, infrared radar       Systems, “Great Thoughts” of LPI Systems (LPIS), Basic LPI Equations, Introduction To Radar
and other emission observables.                        Cross Section (RCS), Estimating RCS, Signature Balance, Threats: Radar, Infrared, Intercept
The simplest form of stealth is to exploit the       •	INTERCEPTABILITY PARAMETERS AND ANALYSIS Interceptability Parameters: Footprints,
environment, i.e. the use of nighttime, weather,       Interceptor Time Response, Receiver Sensitivity vs. Intercept Probability, Power Management,
screening, jamming and the electronic order            Interceptability Analysis: Receiver Sensitivity, Sidelobe Intercept Range, Time Constraints,
of battle. It is based on the instructors’ book        Frequency Constraints, Antenna Gain Mismatch, Example Radar Interceptability Calculations,
Introduction to RF Stealth and the IEEE short
                                                       Data Link Example, Footprint Calculation.
                                                     •	INTERCEPT RECEIVERS Survey Of Intercept Receivers, Types, Processing, Interceptor Measurement
Active Observables deals with the design
                                                       Accuracy, Frequency, Pulse, Time Of Arrival, PRI Measurement, Angle Of Arrival, Range Estimation,
of systems such that an adversar y
                                                       Intercept	Receiver	Trends,	LPIS	vs.	Interceptor,	Screening	Jamming,	Spoofing,	Typical	Deployed	
receiver associated with ESM, ECM, lethal
countermeasures or air defense attempting              Intercept Receivers
to detect the weapon system’s emissions with         •	EXPLOITATION OF THE ENVIRONMENT Atmospheric Attenuation, Clutter, Terrain Masking,
low probability of intercept (LPI). Features which     Electronic Order Of Battle, RF Spectrum Masking, Estimating Ambient Spectra & Pulse Density,
reduce active observables such as low sidelobe         Example Scenario Analysis, Typical Deployed Emitters
antennas, low intercept probability waveforms,       •	STEALTH WAVEFORMS Waveform Criteria, Frequency Diversity, Multifrequency Waveforms, Power
pulse compression and LPI enhanced signal              Management, Pulse Compression: Linear FM / Chirp, Discrete Phase Codes: Barker, Frank,
processors are discussed.                              Complementary, Hybrid Waveforms, Noise Propagation In Pulse Compressors, Waveform Summary
Passive Observables describes the reducing           •	STEALTH ANTENNAS AND RADOMES	Fundamental	Definitions,	Antenna	Radiation	Pattern	&	
the visible, IR and radar cross section (RCS) of       Aperture Distribution, Single Radiators, Antenna Arrays, Sidelobe Reduction, Electronically
vehicle shape, surface treatment, and antenna          Scanned Arrays, Antenna Scattering, Estimating Antenna RCS, Low RCS Radomes, Antenna &
contribution to the cross section of a Low
                                                       Radome Integration, Composite Radomes, Radome & Antenna RCS
Observables platform.
                                                     •	SIGNAL PROCESSING Example Signal Processors, Matched Filtering, Straddling Losses, Multiple
Target Audience                                        Time Around Echoes, Multipath, Eclipsing, Noise In Digital Signal Processing Systems, Air Target
Technologists and managers who are involved in         – Search, Acquisition, Track, Terrain Following & Terrain Avoidance, Real Beam Ground Map,
weapons systems and who need to know about             Doppler Beam Sharpening, Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Mapping, Ground MTI & MTT, Quiet
                                                       Weapon Delivery, Data Links, Adaptive Processing

The course will be conducted from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm                               Register Online:
Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be provided.                             Register using the form on the back of this page.

For further information please contact                                                                                                 from
Anne-Marie Eliseo +61 8 8343 8710                                                                                                   Imagination
or email                                                                                               to Impact
    David D. Lynch, Jr. is President DL Sciences, Inc. He has led world-wide                                           manufacture. His clients have included DoJ, DoD, DARPA, Boeing, Raytheon,
    “firsts”	in	space,	stealth,	radar,	signal	processing,	telecommunications	                                          Vought, US Navy, USAF, General Atomics, SAIC, Rand, Booz Allen, H&R,
    and semiconductors. He was an early contributor and leader on the                                                  Magnavox, Hughes, TMI, ETI as well as many small start-ups. .
    manned	spaceflight	program	on	Mercury,	Gemini,	Saturn	V,	Shuttle;	to	                                              He	has	published	many	technical	papers	(~25).	Lynch	has	taught	more	than	
    digital	communications	on	T1	thru	T4	high	speed	PCM	and	voiceband	                                                 120	technical	and	management	courses	at	St.	Louis	University,	Missouri	
    modems;	to	real	time	SAR	on	MMR,	FLAMR,	F-18,	F-15,	U-2,	F-14,	F-4G,	                                              University, UCLA, USC, SDSU, Evolving Technology Seminars, US Navy &
    A/C-130,	Global	Hawk,	Preditor;	to	programmable	digital	signal	processing	                                         Air Force, Hughes and others. He is an elected Pioneer of Stealth. He was
    on many PSP / PDSP programs; to stealth on LPIR, Have Blue, Tacit Blue,                                            Technical	Program	Chairman	of	the	1991	National	Radar	Conference.	He	
    F-117,	B-2,	AGM-129,	F-22.                                                                                         was Vice President, Conferences Aerospace and Electronic System Society
    DL Sciences is an engineering development company specializing in new                                              and is a Life Fellow of the Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers.
    concepts and products from initial idea through large scale manufacturing.                                         He has published a textbook, Introduction to RF Stealth, SciTech Publishing,
    This includes structured brainstorming, teaching seminars, patents,                                                2004	as	well	as	Chapter	5	in	the	latest,	Radar	Handbook,	McGraw	Hill.
    development, design for manufacture, material acquisition and automated

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